Losing a considerable lead in a footrace as a result of being slower than an opponent.
Commonly seen in football when a slower back breaks into the open for an apparent touchdown, only to be caught up to and tackled by a speedier defensive back. Also seen in later legs of track relays.
"I can't BELIEVE you just got walked; you had a 20 yard head start! You're so slow!"
Walked is when someone beats a case in court and is aquitted or the charges are dropped.
John Gotti,despite being dragged into court many times by prosecutors, walked on most of his cases..